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Flash Update 1: Tropical Cyclone Berguitta approaches Mauritius

Highlights

  • Tropical Cyclone Berguitta is strengthening and moving south-west towards Mauritius.
  • The system could reach Mauritius on 17 January and cause heavy rain and strong winds.
  • On Rodrigues Island, more than 40 people were evacuated following a strong tropical storm.
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
16 Jan 2018
Document type: 
Reports
Location(s): 
Mauritius
Theme(s): 
Natural Disasters